A Portland police officer shot a suspect that he was involved in a pursuit with on Thursday night, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

The TBI said the officer was involved in a pursuit shortly after 8 p.m. on Denning Ford Road when the suspect's vehicle crashed.

The suspect shot was identified as Mathew Warren, 25, of Lebanon, TN. He was transported to a Nashville hospital and was still hospitalized as of Friday morning.

At some point following the crash the officer fired his weapon, striking the suspect.

The reason the officer shot the suspect is still under investigation by the TBI, which was requested to join the investigation at the request of District Attorney General Ray Whitley.

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